Fonseca LBV Unfiltered 2014


Fonseca LBV Unfiltered 2014

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: fortified wine
Vintage: 2014 Other vintages
Appellation:Port (Porto and Douro, Portugal)
Winery: Fonseca Porto
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 20%
Fonseca Porto elaborates this Fonseca LBV Unfiltered 2014 (£15.30), a fortified wine from Port based on 2014 grapes and has an alcohol content of 20%. According to Drinks&Co users, this fortified wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

Description of Fonseca LBV Unfiltered 2014

Fonseca LBV Unfiltered 2014


  • View: Deep red color with purple reflections.
  • Nose: Aromas of black fruits, spices, black pepper, dark chocolate, vanilla, balsamic and toasted wood tones.
  • Mouth: Dense Body, full, round, structured, elegant, with soft tannins and flavors of red fruits. long finish.


VINEYARD: Fonseca.

GRAPES: Tinta Amarela, Tempranillo, Touriga Nacional.

AGEING: 16 months in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested manually. a process of stripping, followed by a gentle pressing in pneumatic bands performed. The wort is macerated to cold temperatures for a period of 72 hours. Fermentation was carried out in stainless steel barrels at controlled temperatures of 25 to 28 ° C, for a period of 22 days. After malolactic fermentation, the wine was aged in French oak barrels for a period of 16 months. Finally, the wine was bottled without prior filtration process.

PAIRING: Red meats, roasts, sausages, game meat, poultry, cream of mushroom, mature and aged cheeses.



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Fonseca Porto

Fonseca Porto

Fonseca Guimaraens, often simply called Fonseca, is one of the largest Port wine houses in Portugal. Manoel Pedro Gonçalves Guimaraens and his brother João Gonçalves Salgueiro, established the company in 1822 when they acquired control of the Fonseca and Monteiro Company from the Fonseca Family by purchase of the majority of Fonseca owned shares. A condition of the sale of Fonseca's shares was that the name Fonseca remain as the brand name

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Reviews of Fonseca LBV Unfiltered 2014


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4 /5

- Very deep purple-black with a narrow magenta rim. The nose is tight, with impressive depth and background, suggesting a wine with plenty still to give.
- The base of brooding dark berry fruit is laced with liquorice and dark chocolate. Fleeting balsamic, plummy notes emerge as the nose gradually opens up. On the palate, the wine has exceptional weight and volume, supported by a mesh of thick, dense tannins.
- Luscious blackberry jam and plum flavours surge through into a seemingly endless finish. A powerful and uncompromising Unfiltered Late Bottled Vintage retaining every ounce of aroma and flavour.
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Fonseca Unfiltered LBV 2014

4 /5

17 pts Revista de Vinhos - Appealing fresh and intense blackcurrant and cherry aromas with hints of eucalyptus and spice. The palate displays wonderfully luscious, rich black fruit flavour supported by firm but supple tannins. A sumptuous and richly flavoured Port which should have pride of place on any dining table.
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It's quite dense, I liked it.
It seemed a bit tasteless.
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TASTING NOTES OF Fonseca L.B.V. 2011:
- View: dark purple to the edge of the cup.
- Nose: aromas of gooseberry, fresh cherry, eucalyptus and spice notes.
- Mouth: wonderfully delicious rich flavor, black fruit supported by firm but supple tannins. A sumptuous and rich flavor Porto.

VINEYARD: Fonseca Porto
GRAPES: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional ..

WINE PAIRING: blue cheese, chocolate cakes.

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Nice colour. A slight flavour of raspberries this fortified.
I took it on a barbecue.
A fortified to drink with that special person.
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